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San Luis Spirits, Empresario Merge to Form Dripping Springs Distilling House
Tuesday 13 March 2018

13 March 2018 - Texas, US-based beverage company San Luis Spirits has merged with Texas-based spirits house Empresario Brands, combining the two beverage companies under the new name, Dripping Springs Distilling (DSD), the company said.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
The DSD portfolio includes: Dripping Springs Vodka and Gin, Republic Whiskey and Tequila, Paula's Texas Spirits, 1876 Vodka and Bourbon, Martine Honeysuckle Liqueur, Pepe Zevada Z Tequila, and Republic Spirit Blends.
The new company will produce over 100,000 cases in 2018 and immediately begin construction to increase capacity to 350,000 cases. DSD currently has distribution in 15 states with plans to move into additional markets.
DSD said it plans to partner with distributors to grow the company's unique brands in Texas and in new markets.
Dripping Springs Distilling houses 10 notable brands including Dripping Springs Vodka and Gin, Paula's Texas Spirits, and Republic Whiskey and Tequila. The spirit house produces over 100,000 cases and has distribution across 15 states.
Date Published: 13/03/2018
Target: Dripping Springs Distilling (DSD)
Country: USA
Sector: Food/Beverages/Tobacco
Type: Merger
Status: Closed
Buyer: San Luis Spirits, Empresario Brands
Terms of the deal were not disclosed